# Nonlinear response of the vacuum Rabi resonance

@article{Bishop2008NonlinearRO, title={Nonlinear response of the vacuum Rabi resonance}, author={Lev S. Bishop and Jerry M. Chow and Jens Koch and Andrew A. Houck and Michel H. Devoret and Erkki Thuneberg and Steven M. Girvin and Robert J. Schoelkopf}, journal={Nature Physics}, year={2008}, volume={5}, pages={105-109} }

The exploration of the Jaynes–Cummings Hamiltonian in a circuit-QED system—where an ‘artificial atom’ made of a superconducting circuit is strongly coupled to a microwave field—provides direct evidence for nonlinearities due to quantum mechanics on the level of single atoms and photons. On the level of single atoms and photons, the coupling between atoms and the electromagnetic field is typically very weak. By using a cavity to confine the field, the strength of this interaction can be…

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